December 6, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 34

Stories from the December 6, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Sign language class moves

GW will move two of six sign language courses offered at the Foggy Bottom campus to the graduate campus in Arlington, Va., next semester, upsetting students who feel it will discourage enrollment in the courses. One section of Sign Language I and the only Sign Language II course will move to the graduate campus. Two […]

Suicide affects GW community

The GW community has lost three of its members in the past two years to suicide, which is increasingly prevalent among young adults. Jamie Moore, a 24-year-old alumna was found dead in her car in July, and the 30-year-old women’s volleyball coach was found dead in her home in August 2000. Moore crawled into the […]

Poor shooting costs Colonials

The Colonial women continued their slide against less talented teams with a 69-53 home loss to Georgetown Wednesday night. Following a week of games against top 10 teams, GW was supposed to use this week to bounce back. Instead, they’ve slipped to No. 24 in ESPN/USA Today rankings and dropped out of the Associated Press […]

GW student takes own life

Sophomore Joe Spradlin, 19, took his life Monday morning in his Atlanta home. Spradlin, remembered by friends for his kind heart, southern hospitality and sense of humor, had grappled with bouts of depression in recent months and was home seeking help, friends said. More than 15 friends traveled to Atlanta Wednesday to attend his memorial […]

Greenspan supports globalization

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan asserted his unwavering support of globalization despite recent terrorist acts to a packed Media and Public Affairs auditorium full of business school students, professors and area professionals Monday night. “Fear of terrorist acts . has the potential to induce disengagement from activities, both domestic and across borders,” Greenspan said […]

Students rally against terrorism

Students rallied in support of Israel and against terrorism in Kogan Plaza Monday night, in response to weekend terrorist attacks in Israel. The generally peaceful rally, which drew more than 300 students waving Israeli, Turkish and American flags, included a remembrance of the victims of the attacks and speakers on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The rally, […]

Admissions rate may decrease

GW officials said the University may lower the admissions rate for next year’s freshman class to control an increasing application pool and avoid a second-straight year of surprise admissions. “The issue is that we are going to have to be a little more conservative in our acceptances,” said Kathryn Napper, director of admissions. “My guess […]